JBS (OTCMKTS:JBSAY) and Cal-Maine Foods (NASDAQ:CALM) are both consumer staples companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, profitability, institutional ownership, dividends, earnings and analyst recommendations.
This table compares JBS and Cal-Maine Foods’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
Earnings and Valuation
This table compares JBS and Cal-Maine Foods’ revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Price/Sales Ratio||Net Income||Earnings Per Share||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|JBS||$49.70 billion||0.22||$1.54 billion||N/A||N/A|
|Cal-Maine Foods||$1.35 billion||1.39||$18.39 million||$0.44||87.39|
JBS has higher revenue and earnings than Cal-Maine Foods.
Insider and Institutional Ownership
0.1% of JBS shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 63.3% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by institutional investors. 27.5% of Cal-Maine Foods shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.
This is a summary of current ratings for JBS and Cal-Maine Foods, as reported by MarketBeat.com.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
Cal-Maine Foods has a consensus target price of $55.00, indicating a potential upside of 43.04%. Given Cal-Maine Foods’ stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Cal-Maine Foods is more favorable than JBS.
Risk and Volatility
JBS has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cal-Maine Foods has a beta of -0.22, meaning that its share price is 122% less volatile than the S&P 500.
Cal-Maine Foods beats JBS on 8 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.
JBS S.A., a food company, processes and trades in animal protein worldwide. It offers beef, pork, chicken, and lamb products and by-products; food products; pet food and concentrates; and bresaola. The company also produces and commercializes steel cans, plastic resins, soap bases and bars, biodiesel, glycerin, fatty acid, collagen, and wrapper, as well as wet blue, semi-finished, and finished leather products; manages industrial residue; purchases and sells soybeans; and produces, cogenerates, and commercializes electric power. In addition, it is involved in tallow, palm oil, caustic soda, stearin, transportation, dog biscuits, hygiene and personal care, and sausage casings business; the operation of distribution centers and harbors; and the provision of cattle fattening, transportation, logistics, warehousing, and waste management and recycling services. Further, the company trades in cooked frozen meat; and operates Mercado da Carne store that provides beef and related items. It offers its products under the 1953, Doriana, Friboi, Massa Leve, Maturatta, Seara, Seara Gourmet, Swift, Angus Friboi, Anglo, Big Frango, Bordon, ConfianÃ§a, delicate, Do Chef, Frangosul, Frigor Hans, LeBon, Reserva Friboi, Rezende, 1855, IncrÃvel Seara, 5 Star, Aspen Ridge, Plumrose, Gold'n Plump, Just Bared Chicken, La Herencia, Moy Park, Pilgrim's, Primo, Rigamonti, and Swift Black. The company was formerly known as Friboi Ltda. JBS S.A. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in SÃ£o Paulo, Brazil.
About Cal-Maine Foods
Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. produces, grades, packages, markets, and distributes shell eggs. The company offers specialty shell eggs, such as nutritionally enhanced, cage free, organic, and brown eggs under the Egg-Land's Best, Land O' Lakes, Farmhouse, and 4-Grain brand names, as well as under private labels. It sells its products to various customers, including national and regional grocery store chains, club stores, foodservice distributors, and egg product consumers primarily in the southwestern, southeastern, mid-western, and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The company was founded in 1957 and is headquartered in Jackson, Mississippi.
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